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1Monday June 21. (Adams Papers)
This Morning I found Mr. Marbois recovered of his Sea Sickness. I fell into Conversation with him, about his illness, advised a Dish of Tea, which he readily accepted, told him he must learn to drink Tea in America in order to please the Ladies, who all drank Tea. That the american Ladies shone at the Tea Table. He said, he had heard they were very amiable and of agreable Conversation. I said...
[ Smiths Clove, New York, June 21, 1779. ] Orders Butler to move his troops. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Butler was a colonel of the Ninth Pennsylvania Regiment.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 21, 1779 . Asks Hall to comply with the state’s requisition for officers and join the Army as soon as the stores at Middlebrook have been removed. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. Hall was a colonel of the Delaware Regiment.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 21, 1779 . Is moving Headquarters to New Windsor. Orders Putnam to assume command of camp at Smiths Clove. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Smiths Clove [ New York ] June 21, 1779 . States that troops under Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pawling will join Sullivan. Asks Sullivan to return detachments from the corps of Colonel Armand and the company of Captain Allan McLane, if they can be spared. Df , in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
Copy: Library of Congress I received yours of the 5th. Inst. acqg. me with your Drafts on me for 91,414 l.t. 16. 10. I shall pay them as they appear,— except so much of them as are founded on the Commn. of 5 per Ct. charged in your Accts. on the Delivery of the tobaccos, which I cannot allow being well informed that one per Ct. in such Cases is the Usage and fully sufficient. I request...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I send you the News Paper. The Spanish Declaration was not made on Tuesday, But I have a Letter, which says, That it was to be deliver’d on Wednesday. They write from London, That the New York Mail brings Advice,—of General Clinton’s detaching three thousand Men upon an Expedition (to sail the 8th of May) and That Genrl Washington supposing it to be to...
8General Orders, 21 June 1779 (Washington Papers)
As the Commander in Chief will be absent several days from this camp, General Putnam will take the command here ’till his return. Colonel Davies, as eldest Sub-Inspector will do the duty of Adjutant General during said time. Six Drums and Fifes from the Virginia, four from the Maryland and six from the Pennsylvania lines to be sent to join the Light, Infantry immediately. At the General Court...
Your favor of the 14th arrived at Hd Qrs about 10 OClock on the night of the 18th but owing to my being absent at West point I did not receive it till yesterday. The Gentn of the light horse of Philadelphia and Lieut. Col. White will have made report upon the subject of it. If any circumstances should occur, indicating a design on the part of the enemy against Philadelphia—I shall communicate...
I have received your letter of yesterday. I imagine the complement of infantry has been completed since you left this, and have directed a proportion of drums and fifes to be sent you. On a more particular examination of the fort and its dependencies, I find that the forest of Deane is not an eligible post for your main body; but that it will be better stationed somewhere at A in the inclosed...